This Bachelor is designed to provide students with the necessary tools and knowledge to become a successful manager in international organizations, by understanding the principal factors that influence international politics, diplomacy and foreign affairs.

Students will develop an understanding of international human rights, cross border issues, international organizations, cyber diplomacy, cooperative politics, armed forces and society,natural resource conflict and more.

Over the course of this program students will:

  • Gain the capacity to work actively within the development of a diplomatic strategy.

  • Introduce realistic solutions for management of current global crises.

  • Be familiar with global cultures and social networking.

  • Build contacts with diplomatic organizations and staff to enhance global connectedness and vision.

Facts

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Credits: 180 ECTS
  • Language: English
  • Intakes: February and September
  • Degree Awarded: Bachelor in Business Administration with Major in International Relations.
  • Transfer Opportunities: We offer our students the option to transfer for a semester between our Geneva and Barcelona campuses.
  • Internships: We provide access to internship opportunities in international companies and organizations.

Program

The program is designed to provide students with the tools they require to become successful managers in international organizations by demonstrating an understanding of the principal factors that influence global politics and foreign affairs. Beyond the main Business modules offered within each major, students also take specialization courses, such as:

  • Security and Government Intervention

  • Becoming a Global Business

  • International Human Rights Law

  • Cross Border Issues

Career Opportunities

With a BBA in International Relations, graduates can aspire to work as:

  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Civil Service Officer
  • Coordinator for a charitable
  • Cultural Specialist
  • Director of International Programs

Entry requirements

  • International Baccalaureate with a minimum of 30 points / 3 A-levels / High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Official English exam results - minimum IELTS 5.5 / TOEFL 66 If an official English exam certificate is not available we will consider proof of the previous study in an English-speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years.

  • Complete the online application form and upload the following documentation:

    • Photocopy of all required academic diplomas and academic certificates obtained.

    • Official academic transcript from your high school stamped and signed.

    • Photocopy of valid passport / national identity card or permit.

    • Motivation letter providing reasons for wishing to study at GBS (Transfer credits request should also be included in this letter, if applicable).

    • A 400-600 word essay. (Refer to the application form for details).

    • One academic / recommendation letter.

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated November 23, 2018
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